Ruatoria Service Centre

Contact information

Hearing Centre
Hekiera Road
Ruatoria 4032

PO Box 16
Ruatoria 4043

Hours open: 10.00am - 2.00pm (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY) 

Name of Coordinator: Jean Farr

Phone: 06 986 9615

Services available by appointment

The following Heartland Services are available by appointment. Please contact Jean who will arrange a time to suit.

  • ACC
  • Career Connections
  • Oranga Tamariki
  • Community Law Centre
  • Community Probation
  • Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
  • Kāinga Ora (used to be Housing New Zealand)
  • Inland Revenue
  • Māori Land Court
  • Te Puni Kōkiri

Additional Services and Information

Your Heartland Services Coordinator has information available about the following agencies and services. Please contact Jean for more information.

  • Ministry of Primary Industries
  • Tenancy Services - can be contacted for free advice about renting for tenants and landlords - call 0800 TENANCY 0800 836-262
  • Support Services for children, young people and their families

Strengthening Families

On the East Coast an interagency partnership between government and non-government agencies exists to provide support services for at risk children, young people and their families/whānau.

The partnership is called Strengthening Families.

The partnership includes:

  • the schools
  • the Ngati Porou Hauora
  • Te Runanga O Ngati Porou
  • Safer Community Council
  • Group Special Education of Ministry of Education
  • Kāinga Ora (used to be Housing New Zealand)
  • Oranga Tamariki
  • Police Youth Aid
  • Community Probation
  • ACC
  • IRD Child Support
  • Internal Affairs
  • Work and Income
  • Social Workers in Schools
  • Gisborne District Council.

If you need help or more information on Strengthening Families please contact:
Stephanie McClutchie
Ph: (06) 8649004 ext 732   Fax: (06) 864 9008  Cel: 021 873 431

Website: Strengthening Families.